Joint statement from power industries on PFAS ban

In January 2023, five Member States proposed the European Union to ban a group of more than 10,000 chemicals. PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are persistent chemicals applied in virtually every industry to ensure durable products.

We commend the effort to limit the use of these substances and promote an environmental approach. However, an excessively restrictive ban such as this could hinder the adoption of clean technologies essential for a secure and decarbonised energy supply.

E.DSO, along with EPEEEurelectricnucleareurope, T&D Europe and WindEurope, have outlined a joint statement with a set of recommendations for a practical and realistic approach to the proper regulation of PFAS in the power sector.

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